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Overstay Fine Increase

Posted by davelliot on 5/6/2019 at 05:08

From May this year Indonesian overstay fine has increased to 70 $ a day .

'The reason is to give a deterrent effect to violating foreigners," said Agung Sampurno, Head of Public Relations and Data of the Directorate General of Immigration, as quoted by Detiknews.
Previously, the fine imposed was only $30 (Rp. 300,000), and Mr Sampurno said that the amount did not provide a deterrent effect for foreigners who violated their visas...'


Excerpt from SBS Indonesia news website.

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Posted by davelliot on 5/6/2019 at 05:50

The 30 $ previous fine referred to in the SBS report was in Australian dollars . 70 $ referred to at the beginning was US $.

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Posted by somtam2000 on 6/6/2019 at 01:17 admin

Thanks for the post, had forgotten about this. It is now 1,000,000 rupiah per day. I'll update the visa section to reflect that in a sec.

Cheers

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